Home » Tag Archives: aj styles (page 2)

Tag Archives: aj styles

The Essentials: NJPW G1 Climax 2015 Week 2

njpw g1 climax banner

Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights on, and make it possible for us to do even more! Wrestling fans everywhere will thank you. Night 6: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Satoshi Kojima vs. Kazuchika Okada At first glance, the card for night 6 didn’t really blow me away. The ...

Read More »

Five Matches to Watch From NJPW G1 Climax Week 1

G1 Climax 2015

  The G1 Climax garners a lot of attention every year, drawing in casual and lapsed fans alike back to the product with its prominence.   This is natural, though, considering that the winner of this month and a half long tournament will win a chance to compete for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship at New Japans biggest show of the year, ...

Read More »

Accentuate the Positives in Wrestling – July 25, 2015


It’s easy to get bogged down in the negativity that exists online when it comes to the world of professional wrestling. Let’s put a pause on the bad stuff, all the complaints, criticisms, rants, and rundowns. Instead, let’s come up for a breath of fresh air, sift through the week that was, and accentuate the positives. Here are your top ...

Read More »

Beyond The Ropes: TNA Stars’ Favorite Hobbie


Pro wrestling is a grueling career. They put their bodies on the line every night. It’s far from the office job me and you have. Muscles are pulled, bones broken, and bruises the size of our faces happen on a daily basis. Training is tougher than we could imagine. So as you can imagine, downtime is vitally important. We ourselves ...

Read More »

Five Things We Learned from NJPW Dominion 2015

NJPW dominion 2015

There’s something about coffee and wrestling on a Saturday morning that just feels so right, and it has become much more common as streamable shows become commonplace in wrestling. This Fourth of July weekend fans got to enjoy an incredible show in WWE’s Beast of the East, a live event that took place in Tokyo; a much-needed refresh for the ...

Read More »

Ring of Honor Results – July 1, 2015


Ring of Honor July 1, 2015 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania If you missed last week’s edition of Ring of Honor click here For all of our coverage on Ring of Honor click here First Match: The Addiction vs. Kazuchkia Okada & Gedo  Kazarian backs Gedo into the corner and he gives a clean break and then he slaps Gedo gently on the ...

Read More »

Wrestling Fix: Dolph Ziggler signs new WWE contract, James Storm leaving TNA after Slammiversary and more links


Dolph Ziggler has reportedly signed a multi-year deal with WWE. [PWInsider] Or has he? Rumors! marks saying don't believe retirement rumors, then congratulate me on the rumor of my new contract pic.twitter.com/cN7Zu9gAwF — Dolph Ziggler (@HEELZiggler) June 27, 2015 Sounds like James Storm really is leaving TNA. From our own Brian Fritz. If you missed my @periscopetv I was told ...

Read More »

Ring of Honor Results – June 24, 2015


Ring of Honor June 24, 2015 Ted Reeve Arena Toronto, Canada If you missed last week’s edition of Ring of Honor click here For all of our coverage on Ring of Honor click here First Match: Roderick Strong vs. Shinsuke Nakamura  Strong got the early advantage with a wrist lock, but Nakamura made it to the ropes after about 30 ...

Read More »

Christopher Daniels Talks ROH Best in the World ’15, Facing Samoa Joe One More Time and Dusty Rhodes


One-half of The Addiction CHRISTOPHER DANIELS joins the podcast to talk about the big weekend for him and Frankie Kazarian as they take on reDRagon Friday at Ring of Honor Best in the World ’15 for the tag titles and the next night will have a dream match against AJ Styles and Samoa Joe. Plus, he talks about growing up ...

Read More »

Ring of Honor Global Wars 2015 Night One Recap


I was on the fence about purchasing this Ring of Honor Global Wars 2015.  The Toronto, Canada card didn’t completely grab me, but I ultimately enjoyed the show overall.  Seeing so many contrasting wrestlers match up was the most intriguing factor, and it was generally an odd scene in the ROH ring in every match.   The stream was solid, with ...

Read More »

Wrestling Dontaku 2015 Key Match Breakdown


Wrestling Dontaku 2015 will take place on May 3rd in Fukuoka, Japan with a stacked card.   While I chose only the major 6 matches to break down, there will be a total of 9 at Wrestling Dontaku. New Japan Pro Wrestling’s signature strong style will be present in several matches on the card, and the stars of the promotion ...

Read More »

Ring of Honor’s Global Wars Night 1 on iPPV, headlined by Bullet Club vs. ROH All Stars


It’s a great time to be a young wrestler in Ring of Honor. The third night of inter-promotional matches between the stars of Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling — Friday, May 15 in Toronto — will be televised on iPPV through ROHWrestling.com. Headlining the iPPV will be the ROH All Stars (the Briscoes, Roderick Strong and War Machine) ...

Read More »